Ruth Mabel Thomas

1897–1977 (Age 80)
New Zealand

The Life of Ruth Mabel

When Ruth Mabel Thomas was born in 1897, in New Zealand, her father, Nicholas Easterbrook Thomas, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ellen Mason, was 31. She married James Albert Stanton in 1917, in New Zealand. She died in 1977, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Mabel Thomas
1897–1977
James Albert Stanton
1894–1974
Marriage: 1917

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1917
New Zealand

Parents & Siblings

  • Nicholas Easterbrook Thomas

    Male1860–1937Male

  • Mary Ellen Mason

    Female1866–1937Female

siblings

(6)

  • Edith Thomas

    Female1888–Female

  • Male1890–1972Male

  • Albert Thomas

    Male1892–Male

  • Female1897–1977Female

  • Margaretta Thomas

    Female1900–Female

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World Events (7)

1907

Age 10

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 10

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 26

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Name Meaning

Hebrew: According to some authorities, the name of the apostle is derived from a Syriac word of Hebrew origin, "tham," meaning to doubt, because of his doubting, and they say he was on that account called in Greek a word meaning of 2 hearts. But the Hebrew "tham" is a twin, and the Greek name Didymus has the same meaning. Tammy, Tammie, Thomasia, Thomasina, Thomassine, Thomazine, Tamasine, Tamsen, Tamzin, Tamzine, and Tamzzin are female names from Thomas. Tomas and Tamhus are Gaelic forms. Tubby is a Cornish form of Thomas. Tamlane and Tam are Scottish forms. Tom is abbreviated from Thomas and is sometimes found as a female name. Toume is an Anglo-Norman form of Thomas.

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